ODEM and Education Skill Badges

Do you have a skill or area of knowledge that you’ve mastered but don’t have a way of proving proficiency to prospective employers, customers or clients? It could be a second language, tasks you completed as a community volunteer or even an aptitude for paragliding or catering for large groups. If you have ever played… read more

ODEM and Educational Sponsorships

Have you ever donated or considered giving to a charitable cause and wondered how the money would be spent? Did the funds achieve your intended goal? I’ve asked those questions many times in the context of accountability and a worrying decline in public willingness to give to worthy causes. At On-Demand Education Marketplace, we understand… read more

ODEM Activation on the Mainnet: What’s the Big Deal?

ODEM, creator of the On-Demand Education Marketplace, achieved a major technical milestone last week by activating the ODEM Platform’s decentralized application (DApp) on the Ethereum Blockchain, or mainnet. Dr. Adel ElMessiry, ODEM’s Chief Technology Mentor, activated the DApp before a live audience at the #SWITCH!Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania. Immediately following the achievement, he generated a blockchain-based… read more

Blockchain for Beginners: The Important Definitions to Know

“Blockchain technology isn’t just a more efficient way to settle securities. It will fundamentally change market structures, and even the architecture of the internet itself.” Abigail Johnson, CEO, Fidelity Investments Ask someone to explain blockchain technology, the encryption system that underlays digital currencies, and you are likely to receive a blank stare in response. However,… read more

ODEM and Program Revenue Sharing

Enabling educators to efficiently partner with other academics through curriculum licensing is an important part of our mission at On-Demand Education Marketplace. It’s one example of how we’re using blockchain technology to make high-quality, in-person education more accessible, affordable and verifiable. Through the use of blockchain-based smart contracts, our ODEM Platform will allow educators to… read more

ODEM Tokens and Platform Settlement

The ODEM Token (ODE) is at the heart of our mission at On-Demand Education Marketplace (ODEM) to make higher education more accessible, affordable and verifiable. ODE acts as a core currency on the ODEM Platform by employing blockchain-based transaction mechanisms that link students, educators and other service providers. Using the ODE utility token on the… read more

ODEM and Perpetual Curriculum Royalties

Ensuring that educators receive their fair share of revenue from their teaching and curriculum development is an important goal of On-Demand Education Marketplace. Blockchain technology, the encryption software that underlays digital currencies such as Bitcoin, is increasingly being considered to ensure that intellectual property owners are properly compensated. For example, the music and entertainment industry… read more

ODEM and Staking Providers

At On-Demand Education Marketplace we’re exploring new ways to make education more accessible, affordable and verifiable for students around the world. One tool we’re developing is the ability of benevolent third-party investors to provide access to ODEM academic programs for students who can’t directly handle ODEM Tokens (ODE), our publicly traded utility token. ODE acts… read more

ODEM and Window Seats

At On-Demand Education Marketplace we’re using blockchain technology to empower students to take charge of their education. The blockchain, a decentralized network of digital ledgers and encryption software, allows us to create immutable and shareable records of academic achievement. We’re not only encouraging and enabling lifelong learning at ODEM, we provide students with the tools… read more

ODEM and Perpetual Curriculum Royalties

  Ensuring that educators receive their fair share of revenue from their teaching and curriculum development is an important goal of On-Demand Education Marketplace. Blockchain technology, the encryption software that underlays digital currencies such as Bitcoin, is increasingly being considered to ensure that intellectual property owners are properly compensated. For example, the music and entertainment… read more